Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Appoint Senior Director In China

Con-Way Subsidiary Focus on the Orient
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CHINA - Menlo Worldwide Logistics (China) Ltd., the Eastern branch of the US based freight transport and logistics giant Con-Way Incorporated, has announced the appointment of Leong Choong Cheng as their senior director of business development responsible for Greater China. The appointment further demonstrates the group’s intention to enlarge its Eastern operations.

Leong, a Singaporean, brings more than 15 years' experience in the logistics industry as well as experience in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. His combination of industry expertise with local knowledge enhances Menlo's already proven ability to deliver operationally effective results at competitive prices. Leong was most recently vice president of business development for DTW Logistics in Beijing, prior to which he worked for Toll Logistics as managing director in Thailand and later, as general manager of business development in Shanghai. Earlier, he worked in Guangzhou for the Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) Logistics as regional manager. Leong also co-founded Ecnet, a web-based supply chain management service provider for the high-tech industry, where he served as VP, business development.

"Leong Choong Cheng is a superb addition to our China team," said Gary So, Menlo's managing director for North Asia. "Leong brings to Menlo an unusual combination of technical skill, local market knowledge and leadership capability which is critical to the expansion of our world-class logistics solutions in the domestic China market."

Photo: Menlo Waigaoqiao Logistics Centre Shanghai